Kenya Projects

NGAO Friends of Love Kibera (Ngao Society) - Kenya

Ngao (FOLKS) Friends of Love Kibera is made up of volunteers in Kenya & the U.S. serving children, women and youth in the informal settlement and the Kibera slum, the largest slum in Kenya.  The 12,000 books & other educational tools will be used to facilitate the Mentor Life program serving youth 10-25 years of age to realize opportunities, gain work within their communities & live self sufficient lives.  The smallest children of the Kibera,  many who don't have access to books…

Presbyterian Church, Kiangua Parish (Grace Templin) - Kenya

Kiangua community comprises of three public secondary schools, five public primary schools and one academy. The schools have a population of over 900 learners with the secondary schools comprising a population of over 650 students and over 250 pupils in primary schools and the academy. The population in the secondary schools is increasing annually based on the quality education systems being implemented in the parish. This is a result of the reading culture introduced in the schools. Books…

Wing It Up - Kenya Project (Winnie Anyango Singwa & John Richard Okoth) - Kenya

Wing It Up Kenya is a community based organization that works with children from less privileged backgrounds in Kisumu County. This means that the kids can not afford the basic of needs, key among them is quality education. They do not have access to academic materials and books that can enhance their academic performances. Most of the guardians and parents are torn between putting food on the table and buying their children books. Most of the time the choice they make is a no-brainer. As part…

Operation Gusii Books II (Paul Morande) - Kenya

For many years, Gusii Kenya’s rural schools have been severely underperforming in national examinations as compared to other schools in the region and Kenya as a whole. To improve education standards, book reading is a sure way to encourage good academic performance as well as provide entertainment to school students. Through the encouragement of reading, MKIDA hopes to improve the quality of education, student performance in national examinations, increase number of students going for higher…